HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL PRIMARY CARE REVIEW

From Redlining to Gentrification: The Policy of the Past that Affects Health Outcomes Today

May 26th, 2021

By: Hannah De los Santos, PhD, MS, Karen Jiang, MPH, Julianna Bernardi, BS, and Cassandra Okechukwu, ScD, MSN, MPH

 

In the 1980s, a set of historical city maps resurfaced to reveal a hidden facet of our neighborhoods—the redlined[...]

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Homelessness Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic: How the Perry Street Recovery Center Reminds Us to Prioritize Community Partnerships

May 25th, 2021

By: Caleb Dafilou, MPH

 

In January 2020, Tom was 61 years old when he was evicted from his home. In the following months, an already[...]

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Sex Ed Isn’t Actually About Sex

May 24th, 2021

By: Rebekah Rollston, MD, MPH

 

As a teen in rural Appalachia, I didn’t know what I was missing when it came to my abstinence-only sex education. It[...]

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National Arab American Heritage Month as a Public Health Catalyst

April 27th, 2021

By: Siwaar Abouhala

 

I am a young Arab American, born and raised in New York, yet this is the first year I am celebrating National Arab[...]

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Menstrual Health During COVID-19: How Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Can Improve Equity

April 21st, 2021

By: Rachel Fisher Ingraham, MSW, MPH, Bonita B. Sharma, PhD, MSSW, and Karen Joe, MPH

 

Globally, over 800 million women, girls, and gender non-binary persons are menstruating while simultaneously coping[...]

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Evolving Concepts of Justice and Safety

April 14th, 2021

By: Katie Bement, BA

 

Criminalizing survival

Rachel stayed. She stayed to survive, and for that the criminal legal system labeled her a[...]

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Climate Health Now

April 1st, 2021

By: Amanda Millstein, MD

 

Injury and drowning from worsening storm surges and flooding. Smoke inhalation and burns from wildfires. More severe[...]

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